Grob: Getting the goods to the person

Trebilcock, Bob
October 2015
Modern Materials Handling;2015 Supplement, p16
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the application of automated storage systems and goods-to-person picking in the logistics center of machine manufacturing company Grob-Werke GmbH & Co. KG. Topics discussed include several components of its oder fulfillment area such as manual storage, vision technology, and warehouse management system (WMS) and enterprise resource planning system (ERP), the automation of storage and activities, and the size expansion of the automated storage and retrieval system (AS/RS).


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